Plowing Into the Field of Love

Plowing Into the Field of Love is the third studio album by Danish punk band Iceage. The album was released through Matador Records on October 6, 2014 worldwide and on October 7, 2014 in the US.[1][2]

Plowing Into the Field of Love
Iceage Plowing Into the Field of Love Album Cover.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 6, 2014 (2014-10-06)
RecordedFebruary 2014 (2014-02)
Genre
Length47:54
LabelMatador Records
ProducerNis Bysted and Iceage
Iceage chronology
You're Nothing
(2013)
Plowing Into the Field of Love
(2014)
Beyondless
(2018)
Singles from Plowing Into the Field of Love
  1. "The Lord's Favorite"
    Released: July 24, 2014
  2. "Forever"
    Released: September 4, 2014
  3. "How Many"
    Released: September 19, 2014

ReceptionEdit

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic76/100 [3]
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic     [4]
Alternative Press     [5]
Consequence of SoundB[6]
musicOMH     [7]
NME(8/10)[8]
Pitchfork(8.5/10)[9]
PopMatters          [10]
Rolling Stone     [11]
Sputnikmusic3.7/5[12]

Plowing Into the Field of Love received positive reviews from critics, achieving a 76/100 on Metacritic based on 21 reviews, indicating "generally favourable reviews".[3] Kyle Greco of Smash Cut Reviews gave the album a positive review calling it "one of the more inventive and replayable punk records of the year." He gave the album a score of 8.8/10.[13]

Track listingEdit

All lyrics are written by Elias Bender Rønnenfelt; all music is composed by Iceage.

No.TitleLength
1."On My Fingers"5:14
2."The Lord's Favorite"3:49
3."How Many"3:21
4."Glassy Eyed, Dormant and Veiled"4:33
5."Stay"4:14
6."Let It Vanish"3:58
7."Abundant Living"2:30
8."Forever"4:51
9."Cimmerian Shade"4:35
10."Against the Moon"3:27
11."Simony"3:17
12."Plowing into the Field of Love"4:05
Total length:47:54

PersonnelEdit

Iceage
  • Dan Kjær Nielsen – drums, percussions
  • Johan Surrballe Wieth – guitar, viola
  • Jakob Tvilling Pless – bass, mandolin
  • Elias Bender Rønnenfelt – vocal, guitar, piano
Additional musicians
  • Asger Valentin – trumpets
Technical personnel
  • Mixed by Nis Bysted and Iceage
  • Mastered by Emil Thomsen
  • Cover photo by Kristian Emdal
  • Produced by Nis Bysted and Iceage

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Iceage Announce Plowing Into the Field of Love LP". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 6 October 2014.
  2. ^ "Plowing Into the Field of Love". Matador Records. Retrieved 6 October 2014.
  3. ^ a b "Reviews for Plowing Into the Field of Love by Iceage". Metacritic.
  4. ^ "Plowing Into the Field of Love - Iceage". Allmusic.
  5. ^ "Iceage - Plowing Into The Field Of Love".
  6. ^ "Iceage - Plowing Into the Field of Love". Consequence of Sound.
  7. ^ "Iceage – Plowing Into The Field Of Love".
  8. ^ "NME Reviews - Iceage - 'Plowing Into The Field Of Love'". NME.
  9. ^ "Iceage: Plowing Into the Field of Love - Album Reviews". Pitchfork Media.
  10. ^ "Iceage: Plowing Into the Field of Love". PopMatters.
  11. ^ "Iceage's New Album: Plowing Into the Field of Love". Rolling Stone.
  12. ^ "Review: Iceage - Plowing Into the Field of Love". Sputnikmusic.
  13. ^ "Iceage album review: Plowing Into the Field of Love".